Country Furniture for Your Porch

Old-Fashioned Easy Living

Country furniture makes the perfect front porch!

Nothing quite as inviting as country style furniture on a wonderful front porch like the picture you see here. Dave and I are kind of partial to this style of living.

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If country style furniture makes you think of knotty pine and table legs made from branches you'll be surprised to know that country extends from the simple to very sophisticated in design.

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Many Styles of Country

Country style furniture comes in many styles - so here are some of the most popular - just to get your creative juices flowing.

We don't recommend you put fine antiques on your porch but you can find replicas that would be ideal to create a warm country look. And remember, don't forget timeless porch rocking chairs and an iconic porch swings.


French provencial

French Provincial

French Provincial is characterized by flowing designs and carvings and sometimes mixed with wrought iron. Ash, walnut, fruit woods, and chestnut are the preferred woods.

But French Country doesn't necessarily mean pieces are all wood. The chair at right is a typical French Provincial piece that is hand forged wrought iron. (Photo FrenchHeritage.com


English Country

These pieces are functional rather than ornate and are made from oak, ash, and elm along with walnut and mahogany. Like French country, English country is also available in metals. (Photos: englishgardenfurniture.com and andrewcrace.com)


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American country furniture


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American Country

Most know this type furniture really well. Made primarily from oak, pine, fir, and maple, these pieces were meant to be on a porch.

You can use various types of country furniture pieces on your porch like this curb appealing planter below.


Fir Wood Wagon Wheel Double Tier Planter Plant Stand
Country Fir Wood Porch Planter - available at Amazon.com (affiliate)
The classic porch rocking chair is a most essential piece. A country porch just isn't the same with one rocking chair. Perhaps you want several of them for friends and family that visit.


A pair of white country rocking chairs on front porch
A pair of country rocking chairs - available at Amazon.com (affiliate)
We are very pleased to showcase Bill Lindau's handcrafted beauties.


American country furniture


Pennsylvania Dutch


Pennsylvania Dutch Country Furniture

Plain but built to last, decorations might be called a "partial" folk-art. The lily, the heart, the tulip, and the turtle-dove are among the early Pennsylvania Dutch decorations. They express the hopes and joys of a deeply religious people.


Shaker

Elegant in simplicity, functionality and durability, Shaker furniture is great for the front porch.


shaker porch bench
Simple Shaker Porch Bench- available at Amazon.com (affiliate)












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